posted by karen on .
Peter wants to wear a 3 piece outfit .In the wardrobe he has a white shirt and a blue shirt,a pair of brown trousers,a pair of black trousers and some blue jeans.He has a cashmere coat and a windcheater.How many different 3 piece outfits can he wear? Is it 3^2^3^2 =36
Shirts white and blue - 2 choices
brown, black , jeans pants - 3 choices
cashmere coat and a windheater - 2 choices
You have 2 times 3 times 2